The Cackle: Episode #39
Angel Investing & Growing a Company in Detroit
SPECIAL GUEST: Darren Riley, Manager, Endeavor Detroit and Co-Founder, Commune Angels
AIRED ON: Wednesday, December 9th on Facebook Live or Twitter at 10:30 am EST
Darren Riley, Manager of Endeavor Detroit and Co-Founder of Commune Angels, joins The Cackle to discuss angel investing and growing a company in Detroit.
As an Entrepreneur Selection & Growth Associate at Endeavor Detroit, Darren supports Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, by leading entrepreneurs through the Endeavor selection process, which enables entrepreneurs access to a global network of mentors and resources.
Upon graduating from Carnegie Mellon University, Darren started his career in New York, as a Cyber Security Consultant at Deloitte, where he advised clients on best practices as it pertains to protecting their information assets. After Deloitte, Darren joined Green Collar Foods, a Detroit AgTech startup, as the Director of Operations. There he developed and implemented a technical strategy to help augment growing efficiencies for owners and operators of indoor growing facilities.
About The Cackle
Each week on The Cackle, we highlight small businesses, startups, and people who have an impact on communities across the Midwest. We explore a wide range of topics relating to the vibrancy of local economies, including: entrepreneurial journeys, economic trends found in our research, the challenges facing small businesses and startups face, and the importance of building a diverse and inclusive community.